COLUMBUS — The Ohio Racing Commission and Penn National Gaming remain at odds over horse stalls at a new Austintown racinio, despite perceived assurances that the issue was resolved.
"Again, I'm disappointed with Penn Gaming," commission Chairman Robert Schmitz said after failing to get a straight commitment from Penn for more stalls at the track. "I'm very, very disappointed. I'm looking for the right answer, and so far I'm getting a conditional answer."
Penn initially planned to construct 10 barns, each containing 76 stalls, at its Austintown racino, but commission members said that wasn't enough to accommodate horses at the site.
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